May 25, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

University Core Curriculum (Adult Studies)


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Mission Statement for the Adult Core Curriculum:

Anderson University is dedicated to the continued development of non-traditional students who bring significant life and work experience to their educational experience. In keeping with AU’s grounding in the traditions of the liberal arts and its Christian heritage, the Adult Programs’ University Core Curriculum is based on common learning goals and outcomes embedded in courses from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds. These program requirements affirm the value of foundational academic knowledge and shared intellectual challenges, while reinforcing the communication and critical thinking skills necessary for success in the major and the workplace.

Core Curriculum (30-32 Cr. Hrs.)


Core Foundation Courses (12 Cr. Hrs.)


Communication Requirement (3 Cr. Hrs.)


Communication Choice (3 Cr. Hrs.)


Choose one course from the following:

Biblical and Ethical Foundations Requirement (3 Cr. Hrs.)


Biblical and Ethical Foundations Choice (3 Cr. Hrs.)


Choose one course from the following:

Core Literacy and Inquiry Pillars (15-17 Cr. Hrs.)


Scientific Inquiry (3-4 Cr. Hrs.)


Unless otherwise specified within a Curriculum, any 3-4 Cr. Hrs. within the following disciplines:

  • Astronomy
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Ecology
  • Geology
  • Physics
  • Physical Science
  • Science

Humanities and Cultural Inquiry (6 Cr. Hrs.)


Unless otherwise specified within a Curriculum, any 6 Cr. Hrs. within the following disciplines:

  • Archeology
  • Art/Art History
  • Communications
  • Comparative/World Religions
  • Ethics
  • Geography
  • History
  • Literature
  • Modern Languages (ASL, FRE, POR, SPA, etc.)
  • Music/Music History
  • Philosophy
  • Theatre/Theatre History

Social Inquiry (3 Cr. Hrs.)


Unless otherwise specified within a Curriculum, any 6 Cr. Hrs. within the following disciplines:

  • Anthropology
  • Economics
  • Human Development & Family Studies
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

Core Electives (3 Cr. Hrs.)


Elective from any Core Discipline above.

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